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. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service next week. >> hello, welcome no al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live from new york city. reinforcements on the town in trying to end the violence. nearly 400 people have been killed in the fighting in the past three days. france is dispatching more than 1,000 troops and the african union plans to double its forces. 10,000 have fled the capital. officials ordered everyone off the streets of bangui. for the latest on the crisis we start in bangui. a warning - you may find some of these images disturbing. >> french soldiers on food patrol in bangui. this is new to the city and welcomeded by men. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. at the moment there's no food or medicine. there's little the french can do about the growing sectarian violence between muslims and christians. >> translation: we muslims have been here for 200 years. they are killing us every day. anti-balaka christians killed more than 200. >> this is where many christiansar sheltering, close to the b
for memorial event next week. nelson mandela met president obama in 2005. former presidents cloipt clinton and bush will travel to south africa. >> let's here about the event for the week ahead. >> south africa is preparing a week of events. flags fly at half mast. sunday is designated as a national day of prayer and reflection. the nation's people are asked to remember nelson mandela in their thoughts and prayers. tuesday the 10th is the next most important day. the day when the national memorial service will be held at the soccer city stadium. it conceded 95,000 people. it was the site of the 2012 world cup final and known as the kalabash. it's a cooking pot shaped in the form of a cooking pot. wednesday to friday nelson mandela's body will lie in state in the union building in pretoria. that's the official residents of the current president jacob zuma. there'll be many memorial services throughout the country during the three days. there'll be a state funeral. however, we have information because at that funeral nelson mandela's family and the world will say goodbye to the first nobel p
of politico magazine. washington journal is next. >> president obama launches a push forc-relations republicans will continue to law,tigate the health care holding for hearings today on its rollout. the white house is coming under pressure to hold someone under accountable for the failures. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. all others, (202) 585-3882. let me begin with the new york times story this morning, considering which heads may roll for the website. the white house is under mounting pressure from democrats and close allies to hold a accountable person botched rollout of president obama's signature domestic achievement and determine who should be fired. some of those names are familiar to you have have been watching the hearings on capitol hill as some of them have testified about what went wrong with the rollout and to knew what and when there would be problems. we will go outside of washington. we have for the calls inside the beltway. think? you according to the new york times, the president is under mounting pressure from dem
. >>> and now, next here tonight, a big day for health care. did president obama deliver on his promise to bring the health care website back from the brink? the white house says as of today a lot of the tangled mess has been fixed, that 750,000 people visited the site by 5:30. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl looks at the whole picture right now. >> reporter: may be working better, but dan howard of freeport, pennsylvania has been trying to enroll for two months and is still out of luck. >> i can log on and amazingly i can log on darn quick, but whenever i finish my actual log-in it says i can't go any further because i'm not verified that i'm me. >> reporter: he received a cancellation notice from his insurance company back in september. now howard is worried he's running out of time to get a new policy. >> i had a heart attack nine years ago. i'm terrified of not having a policy on january 1st. >> reporter: others trying to log onto the website today experienced delays. the white house says it's due to a huge increase in traffic worthy of cyber monday. 375,00
's not something that's optional. >> vocational training over the next decade absolutely critical. coming up on "morning joe" we'll talk to chris matthews ahead of his interview with president obama. plus, pastor rick warren will be here for a special part one of a special two day appearance. and why the richest man on wall street is taking aim at apple. the new issue of "time" possible files karl icahn. and top stories in the politico playbook. but first bill karins. >> the east coast is warm but suffering in the heartland. this storm really like mid-winter, as cold as it gets and the snow and ice. it's a rough start to winter. let's show you first off what's happening yesterday. minnesota got nailed by this snowstorm. some areas around duluth three feet of snow. in colorado the mountains got it too and the temperatures -- it's minus 26 wind chill right now in denver. let me show you my airport concerns for today. again, the most impacts from this current storm will be felt later tonight and tomorrow in the deep south but denver, albuquerque, oklahoma city, dallas and atlanta all possible a
>>> politically the collapse of obama care has given the republican party a tremendous opportunity for next year's mid term election, but you know what? sometimes the republicans are their own worst enemies. let's welcome former republican senator from texas kay bailey hutch chin son. as always, great to see you. i wasn't necessarily referring to you, i was referring to the generic republicans, but here's a point. judiciary committee in the house yesterday reported on by dan millback from the washington post, whispering or spoken word about impeachment. we're going to impeach. i have to listen. steve king, doug collins, blake farenhold, steve stockhold. they're talking about impeaching president obama because they don't like syria and they don't like obama care. i'm thinking that would be the nuttiest, dumbest idea at this point that's possible. what's your take? >> i think that diverts attention from the real issues that every american that has had insurance and that has had a letter from their insurance company canceling that insurance or the people who are really suffering, that's the need th
of initial share sales from the likes of hsbc next year. >> caroline hyde our european business correspondent. tech giants calling on president obama. what are these companies looking for? >> they're looking for the us government to curtail its electronic surveillance program. eight of the biggest tech companies have signed an open letter to president obama and congress that will go in the papers today. they're done things like this before. the fed open letters and what is different now is there more angry than they have been in the past. they're also more specific in terms of what they would like the government to do. one thing they would like to see is some kind of limit on the authority of the government to also collect data. ceo of google, larry page, says we're doing our utmost to up our game in terms of asryption at google and even we do that we apparently learn that the government is wholesale taking this data off our servers, undermining our ability to provide our users with more secrecy. what is talking about is the nsa program called muscular at the world learned about at the end of
on the volcker rule and how to implement it. ♪ the house is set to vote on a 10 year extension on a law next weekt to expire on detecting guns through metal detectors. president obama will address the nation with the status of health and the washington post is reporting that the senate is confident they can pass the farm bill. washingtong to journal, december 3, 2013. you have heard about the amazon
on the economy and if this suggests optimism, at least to you, about the economy. if you are under 30 -- up next is mike from sun city california. i put this all on barack obama. it is his philip -- it is his philosophy in terms of growing government is causing all this anguish. this is coupled with obamacare, which is a total nightmare. i premium has gone up. this is ridiculous. what is usually created is the new underclass, the educated poor. the man does not care about free enterprise. wants government in charge of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated
're going to need. we're going to be stuck in the obama economy. we're going to talk to tray grey knippa he's in the studio next. ♪ a very merry christmas and a happy new year♪ ♪ let's hope it's a good one ♪ without any tears >> the headline for this holiday season on-line shopping rules. cyber monday as some call it, sales up 17 1/2% from last yearen now break that down. amazon sales just yesterday up 44% over the previous year. amazon down this morning, however. the stock. ebay cyber sales on monday up 32% and that stock is up another 1%, and apple, ipad sales made over 17% of target's total sales over the weekend. no wonder apple is up nearly $10. and tesla says that germany had as probed the car fire and we'll assume no further measure and investigation closed. and krispy kreme donuts forecasting a disappointing outlike. don't do that, the market hates it, down 16%. tres knippa is next. ♪ ♪ [ tires screech ] chewley's finds itself in a sticky situation today after recalling its new gum. [ male announcer ] stick it to the market before you get stuck. get the most extensive c
/frank coming up. we have, obviously, obama care. is that going to possibly be a hindrance to growth and expansion next year or is it just going to be a stimulus for your line of work? >> you know, i don't know if it will be a stimulus for our line of work. but for the companies we work with, aca hasn't impacted them that much. they have more administrative costs, slightly, but it really hasn't impacted them that much because they all have 200 or more employees. dodd/frank, it's been a work in process for a long time. i don't know if there's anything necessarily today that's going to affect it. i think the one thing, the headwind is, potential more regulation as well. >> that's always going to be the case. >> always. >> when have you ever said, there's not enough regulation out there? what is your biggest headwind? >> our biggest headwind, i think, is the government shutdown potential, the debt ceiling issue. frankly, we need comprehensive tax legislation. and if we got that, i think it would make us all more competitive. certainly help our business, i'm sure. but those two or three
're getting healthy young people signing up? is that the main concern for the whole obama care initiative over the next year or two? >> sure. we're getting a good mix of people right now. yesterday was -- so last week we went live, obviously thanksgiving week. yesterday, we got, you know, inundated with phone calls and requests, and it looks like, you know, early indicates are a pretty good mix of young and older folks, looking for coverage. so i think time will tell as we get more data on how everything plays out. >> all right. gohealthinsurance is the website for those looking for more information. clint jones is the ceo joining us this morning. thank you so much, sir. >> thank you. >>> let's get back to scott cohn who's been walking us through the detroit decision better than anybody could have expected. scott, what do you have? >> reporter: it now is official. detroit is the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in u.s. history. judge steven rhodes saying that the city is indeed eligible for federal bankruptcy protection, acknowledging that, yes, it was a foregone conclusion, but that doesn'
the lows. will we see this late day selloff? >> we are losing some altitude. president obama relaunching the push to get american to sign up for obama care. but is he jumping the gun with his website still not 100%? what about all those complaints over sky high premiums? up next we'll talk to former ubs chairman robert wolf who has been one of president obama's closest allies on wall street. >> apple shares on a roll after a strong started to the holiday shopping season. we'll hear from somebody who says investors should buy this stock now before it really takes off. >> and there's been a lot of buzz online and on social networks about that minimum wage discussion we had yesterday with the mcdonald's worker. take a lynn. >> have you asked for a raise before? >> i have and i was pretty much told it's going to come eventually. just wait. >> coming up former council of economic advisers says be careful what you wish for. raising the minimum wage will only end up hurting the very people it's intended to help. he's join us on the "closing bell." stick with innovation. st
. >> thank you for joaning us. >> bill and ally are up next. >>> we start with a fox news alert. we are waiting to hear from the white house for the first time since they hit the deadline for the obama care website to be fixed. >> some vower ares say the site's ills are not cured>> reporter: while the white house declared victory on turning the corner on the website. they say there is back end problems to the site in completing the process through the check out counter and you will communicate with the insurance company when you have enrolled and signed up. as they log on to, there is jumbled things and what not that suggest that the site is not ready. you have a larger group of people trying to log on that it is turning the corner and that may explain why outside help advisors like dr. emmanuel seemed to be lowering expectation. >> like goggle and facebook they are constantly improving and this one has a way to go. it is working reasonably well. >> reporter: that so manies to lower the bar a bit on how well it is really working. and republican law makers are not qu
: >> on the next washington journal the foreign-policy initiative discussing secretary of state john kerry's tenure so far in the overall foreign policy challenges that the obama administration faces. after that, the center for public integrity talking about financial disclosure requirements for state supreme court judges. then, a discussion about genetically modified foods with new york university professor mary ann nestle. it will also look for your reaction, as always, by phone, e-mail, and twitter. live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the white house has president obama and the first lady will go to south africa next week to pay their respects to the memory of the late nelson mandela. also on friday, former secretary of state hillary clinton talked about the former south african president's legacy. here is some of what she said. >> we meet on that day after the loss of a giant among us, someone who, by the power of his example, demonstrated that unequivocally how each of us can choose how we will respond to those in justice's and grievances, those sorrows and tragedy's that afflict
on sunday. the associated press reports tens of thousands are expected to participate. president obama, george w. bush, bill clinton are all expected to go to south africa next week. in london, the british house of commons will pay tribute to the leader on monday. david cameron is one of the expected speakers. we will have that live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span2. ate remarks from john kerry the form which is hosted every year at the brookings institution. it focuses on u.s./israel relations and challenges in the middle east. yearss a look at his 10 so far at the state department and the overall foreign-policy challenges that the obama administration faces. we will show all we can. is the policy director to talk about foreign policy challenges. welcome. they are reporting that they are talking about details. you concerns about the deal overall? guest: they are working out the devils of this plan. this is a line is deal we could have done a lot better. under that deal, the united states is starting to dismantle international sanctions. iran is not dismantling a single centrifuge. it is
from 8 seconds to less than 1. the obama administration had promised to deliver those fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely because the success or failure is expected to be a critical factor in next year's midterm elections. already, the botched rollout put enrollment rates in the new health insurance marketplace far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle that surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwelm the system. tara for cbs news, washington. >> the technology team is also scrambling to fix glitches in what's known as the back end of the system. meaning, the part of the website that delivers the consumer information to insurers. >>> by now, you know it's cybermonday and some experts predict up to 85% of online retailers will offer you something special, even this week, a lot of people are doing cyber week deals, but matt, rather some of his favorite deals that you can still get in on before t
. the hearing coming sometime in the next couple of weeks. >> i am waiting for the delivery. better than the website. >> the website as a way to hear from president obama expected to hear from health care why we could be seeing him quite a bit, actually, maybe even every day heading toward the christmas holiday. honestno way did i think a tablet was gonna be a good deal. you're talking to the guy who hasn't approved aew stapler purchase in three years. but then i saw the new windows tablet, with a real keyboard, usb port, and full office. it's a tablet that works for work. plus, it's got apps and games, for after hours, of course. compared to an ipad -- way more value. these tablets are such a steal; i couldn't find a reason not to buy them. ♪ honestly, i wanna see you be brave ♪ >> earlier we asked you do think it will be smooth sailing for the president when he signs up for obamacare be at >> the american people will not see this, they will only see him sign up if it is successful. let's see if santa has that in mind. we will see you later. goodbye, everybody. jenna: we begin with
the gambit, the, theye going to put out a major digital push in the next 24 hours to talk about the problems with obamacare so there is no question about it, i think the product does not sell itself. i mean, president obama to have andreas schleicher neck dote sold us a lamp and instead now they are saying well look at this great paperweight. >> here is the issue, judy, is that republicans still, 100 years into this debate still haven't offered their plan, speaker boehner today just kind of was flippant yeah we will see if we offer our own plan, yet obama has had problems in the rollout but wha what the plan os in the rollout is far superior to going back to the type of discrimination the insurance companies participated in before, the gender discrimination paying more for healthcare coverage, just because you are a woman, so, you know, they can argue for the status quo, we will argue for the success of obamacare and things will play out next year. >> woodruff: ron, is it enough for republicans to criticize, which they clearly are doing or do they need to come up with an alternative on their
despite very public agreement between president obama and prime minister netanyahu. kerry hopes by reassuring israel, we can move to the next conversation about mideast peace. >> do we expect kerry's statements on iran that have any i will pact on peace talks with palestine? >> i think what we're already seeing is that the iran deal is limiting the u.s. capacity to negotiate, to have leverage over the israels. every analyst here, every official who knows prime minister netanyahu says the u.s. didn't listen over iran, therefore he won't listen to the u.s. john kerry and his advisors are pushing forward with a peace process plan emphasizing security. kerry will talk about the security of israeli. >> we'll see where these talks will lead, reporting live in jerusalem, thank you. >> the 14-year-old massachusetts boy accused of slitting the throat of his math teacher in a school bathroom is pleading not guilty. phillip chisholm appeared in court to enter his plea, charged with killing 24-year-old teacher and dumping her body near the school. he is held without bail. >> the arizona div
here. americans are going to be outraged when they find out that so many of these things in obama care are covered by subsidies and that's wrong. >> including saving the companies. >> that's right. >> including saving -- >> the private marketplace but it's really not. it's subsidized so much. >> how about law firms next? all the popular companies. >> everyone knows that the insurance companies also pay back to the government. >> we don't know that. >> no -- >> they're not paying back that billion dollars. >> that's right. >> there are who visiprovisions >> no, it's because companies, but it's too bad. so that is going to -- taxpayers. >> you'll have another whack at the ball. jimmy, tracy, lenwood is going to stick around with us. now let's get back to the big jobs report that set off even bigger stock rally today. we'll debate those jobs' numbers and the economy just ahead. >>> later on, the republican party chairman says obama care was designed to quote, screw over young people. end quote. his phrase, not mine. we'll going to have to cover that story as well. and don't forget, free m
of ceremonies before nelson mandela's burial next sunday. today is a day of prayer outside of nelson mandela's home. a memorial will be held on tuesday with leaders from around the world, including president obama and former presidents, george w. bush, jimmy carter and bill clinton. >> a map who defended his imprisonment is speaking out about his leg as yip. when manned -- legacy. when nelson mandela was freed he insisted that he serve in the government. we talk about this unique relationsh relationship. >> this man helped to keep nelson mandela in gaol. and then he served under him. it was his task to defend the imprisonment of nelson mandela privately he long lobbied for nelson mandela's release. >> in june 1982 i submitted a memorandum prepared by my department, to the effect that nelson mandela ought to be released. we are making a martyr of him every day he stays in prison. that his international acclaim and status would grow to an extent where we would not be able to handle it. unfortunately at the time it was shot down. >> eight years later nelson mandela became a free man. here you h
from littleton, pennsylvania, you are next. caller: i believe we are on the decline because of president obama's policy. i am sure the founding fathers -- there is this from dean on our twitter page -- we will continue with more pure calls in just a moment. this is from a preview of the president's travel and the logistics into getting into south africa on short notice. write -- shortly after thursday's announcement of mandela's that, secretary service were en route from the u.s. to south africa. they were joined by officials dispatched from the secret service is. with countless world figures set on johannesburg, the world will be trained on the memorial service to remember a man who embodied the struggle against apartheid and changed world history. by the time the president dutchs, months work of months work of work will be crammed into 72 hours. work will beth of crammed into 72 hours. next is cindy joining us from virgin you on the independent line on the question based on a pew research study on u.s. global power. is it declining, cindy? caller: hi, how are
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likely forego the next gains too. they've been brainwashed into thinking it's all phony. here's the bottom line, though. a combination of blindness instilled by the inability to see that stocks can really rally under president obama coupled with an underestimate of the federal reserve's will, historical buyers who are not now going to turn sellers because they know the history and fear of stock shortage among seasoned equities could end propelling us to the next level. believe me, to these purists, the next move, it'll stink to high heaven too. can i go to gerard in south carolina? gerard? come on, this is the real usc. >> caller: hi, jim. >> how are you, gerard? >> caller: i'm well, thank you, sir. about a month ago, caller asked about noodles, you recommended to hold it. i have a fairly large position. i am down about 11%. friday when the market was up, the stock tumbled 6%. my question to you is this, jim. they are coming out with a new offering at a cost of $39.50. now, my cost basis is higher than that. and i was wondering going forward, generally speaking when you see th
with president obama's own reforms which may be resisted by his intelligence community. >> when it's resisted by the intelligence community, i guess that takes us to whatever the next crisis is, whoever wants to predict that. but does this drift away given the next security crisis for the nation? >> no question that if there were another attack, and these practices were faulted, that would be a disaster. and all efforts to reform them would then stop. and what this letter essentially is arguing is that the economic benefits to the u.s. economy and to these companies outweigh the reduction in risk that arises from these surveillance practices. that's a very controversial point. they're good arguments on both sides of it. and it is in a way the crux of the matter. >> what i found interesting is david kirk patrick was pointing out that you have a lot of tech companies calling on reform of the surveillance practices. but amazon was not one of them. does a company like amazon benefit from these practices? >> the good question. they certainly don't benefit a very large ve cloud computing contract w
about the important effort ahead week.r trip to china next we are nize that excited to be here -- that she's here. this is the first time spokentrator mccarthy is and we're excited to have her here. this summer, president obama the climate action plan. we have applauded that effort. the critical goals. it's important not just for the for the world. that we embark on this effort to reduce green house gas emissions to prepare the u.s. for the and to of climate change lead the international effort to combat climate change. believe these efforts will actually ensure that the u.s. grows economically, we'll create jobs as we do it. and we'll meet the important job f reducing green house gas emissions by 2020. we hope it highlights the key tance of china as a partner. combatting climate change is not the united states can or should take on alone. hat's why administrator mccarthy is headed to the u.s. next week. or our work on the ground in china, we've been able to see irsthand that the epa is doing amazing work there. i don't think america recognizes the critical role they're playing
don't have backwards. sorry. >> we'll work on that. that's next generation. thanks, indra. >>> coming up on "new day," a big push for obama care being rolled out today as the administration says the problems with the website are seemingly in the past. what's the white house plan? we'll tell it to you. >>> passengers on a flight to phoenix warned to get checked for tuberculosis. they're now asking how did a sick man get on a plane in the first place? we'll have the latest on that. if you're seeing spots before your eyes, it's time for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] aveeno® with soy helps reduce the look of brown spots in 4 weeks. for healthy radiant skin. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results. diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. there's a lot of fruits and drinks that have acids in them that you might not know about. salad dressings, raspberries, strawberries... they all have acid in them, and
with the latest in the next half hour. >>> in washington news, the white house says it has met the self-imposed goal for an obama adviser says the five-week emergency, quote, tech surge has doubled the capacity of the online portal. the site can handle 50,000 simultaneous users. but experts say major challenges remain. we'll talk to former hhs secretary michael leavitt in the next half hour. >>> amazon testing delivering packages using drones. could deliver packages that weigh up to 5 pounds, that represents 86% of packages amazon delivers. ceo jeff besos making the announcement on "60 minutes" last night. >> that's the earliest we could get the rules from the faa. my guess is that's probably a little optimistic. but could it be four, five years. >> amazon, the fellow online retailers had a lot on the line today, it's cyber monday, jon fortt joins us onset. your opinion on the drone story? >> well, i think it's possible to do. i worry that pranksters with -- >> my son showed me this. there's a guy that put a submachine gun on the helicopters and used it to destroy a car.
not the negatives. they will change over the next couple of days, houston at 82 - it won't be long-lived. >> looking to reverse weeks of bad publicity about the federal healthcare website barack obama urged americans to ignore the critics saying they are rooting for the affordable care act to fail. >> i said i would work with anybody to implement and improve the law effectively. if you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> the president's speech kicked off the administration's 3-week campaign, the sign off deadline for coverage at the start of next year is december 23rdrd. >> wendell potter joins us, an analyst from the public integrity book. and the author of a book. he joins us from philadelphia. good morning to you. that is a great place to start. at what you point. at this point what does everyone need to know about obamacare. >> it's here, it's been on the books for 3.5 years. it does a lot of good for a lot of people. there has been a lot of conflicting information. it will affect every one of us. we need to over the coming week
move steady south. that will of course argue for tapering next year and ending qe next year and also growth going into 2014 and particularly 2015. >> mark, one recurring theme we've had in discussions over the past several months is looking for effect of obama care. you did get strong growth in that 20 to 49 employee business size. but it's less than you had with smaller businesses and with larger businesses. are you seeing any pick up, statistical evidence of impact of obama care in numbers? >> no. none. i can't see it. in terms of the job creation or for companies that are around that key 50 employee threshold, i don't see anything. of course the employee mandate was delayed. maybe companies aren't going to react. they'll wait until next year this will they start to react. i don't see it in part time employment, hourly earnings. it's very difficult to see. now, it could also be the case going back to counter fact we don't know what the world would look like if obama care wasn't implemented. that's a tough argument to make. i just don't see it in the data. >> thanks for joining us t
's the next thing i want to ask you. i'd like you to come up with a policy you can recommend to president obama on the air right now that would be better than the minimum wage. because recall, 40% of unemployed people today are long-term unemployed, disproportionately in the bottom 20% and those people will be hurt by minimum wage increases. but you and i agree that minimum wage people could make more money to support their families better. what's a better policy starting right now that president obama should be talking about instead of what he's doing, which is hurting poor people such they can make more money no matter how much it costs. >> look, just to be clear. i like the question, but i don't agree with the premise. i do think a moderate increase would help. to answer the part of your question that i agree with, here's what i think he should do. the earned income tax is a very important pro work subsidy. this is a good way to help low-wage people. but for childless adults, adults who don't have kids, it's rea y really -- i would increase the childless adult part of the earned incom
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carter. two months after the rollout of the health care law and website, president obama said today that the overhaul is working and, quote, we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. the president's remarks are next on c-span. denis mcdonough will talk about the application. later, the house judiciary committee talks about how they have made certain changes to the affordable health care act by using executive powers. now, remarks from president obama on the implementation of the health care law and the .gov website. the president spoke for about 50 minutes from the eisenhower executive office building. >> when i was a 19-year-old college student at the university of central florida i began having symptoms of crohn's disease. at the time, i was covered under my parents insurance which is necessary since i required several surgeries. several years later while a grad school at florida international university, my symptoms returned and each and views and was $10,000-$15,000 in a clinic. fortunately because of the affordable care act i remain on my parents insurance and was able t
and to the floor of the house next week. or we can stay the following week and give this body the opportunity to send a bill to president obama's desk, to finally replace our broken immigration system with one that works. mr. speaker, if we defeat the previous question, i'll offer an amendment to the rule to bring up house resolution 424, ranking member slaughter's resolution, that prohibblets an adjournment of the house until we adopt a budget conference report. this body should not adjourn until we could prevent a second government shutdown and prevent a fiscal crisis. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to insert the text of the amendment in the record along with extraneous material immediately prior to the vote on the previous question. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. polis: mr. speaker, while i'm actively encouraging members on both sides iflet to get behind the he -- sides of the aisle to get behind the innovation act, i must urge my colleagues to vote no and defeat the previous question, as well as a no vote on the restrictive rule. host: that we can send t
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